Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme

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Was a Commonwealth public works project instigated by the Chifley Labor government in 1949 and continued under Menzies. Its chief purpose was to capture the waters of the Snowy River ...

Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

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